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On this page, discover what Belgian food and beverage companies are up to – including the latest innovations, investments and events. After all, companies in Belgium don’t sit still for long! For bite-sized news items, satisfy your craving with some food.be snacks. Are you more interested in exports and investments? Check out our Best of Belgium long-read stories. Not in the mood for reading? There’s a food.be video to suit your tastes. Hear the voices of our own companies speak in their own words. Enjoy!

Snacks

Belgian Mayonnaise? Simply the best!

How do you recognize a Belgian abroad? They’re the ones asking for mayonnaise with their meals—the French joke with slight disdain over their northern neighbors. Belgians, however, are rightly proud of their mayonnaise and other condiments that give meals an extra tasty, personal touch.

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The future of our daily bread

"Feeding the nine billion people on our planet without wheat and other grains is impossible. “In that context our research is fundamental, “says professor Jan Delcour, a world authority when it comes to unlocking the secrets of grains.

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Wagralim, the innovation partner for the walloon agrifood industry

Wagralim is the competitiveness cluster for the Walloon agrifood businesses.

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Flanders' FOOD, an appetite for innovation

Flanders’ FOOD stimulates innovation in Flemish food companies and their direct suppliers in the food chain. 

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Federal agency for the safety of the food chain - Keeping our food safe

The Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (‘FASFC’) preserves the safety and the quality of food in order to protect humans, animals and plants.

Best of Belgium

Pittman Seafood - From premium fresh to premium frozen

Pittman Seafoods scours the globe for the very best in fish and seafood, which is frozen and processed for clients in the retail, industrial, wholesale and foodservice sectors.

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Plant-based food feels good and does good

Plant-based delicacies are becoming increasingly popular. 15 years ago people only changed their diet on doctor’s orders. Today the consumer is actively looking for healthy alternatives.

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The taste of north and south is in Belgian coffee

Sipping on a cup of coffee instantly takes you away. A bar, friendly chat, a memorable scent. A feast for your taste buds and an ode to conviviality. Whoever visited the Expo in Milan knows that Belgian roasters are particularly adept in finding the right balance.

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Speculoos: no longer a Belgian secret

Several Belgian companies with a long heritage of making quality speculoos biscuits have recently geared up to let even more markets enjoy this Belgian delicacy.